The Kern County Special Waste Facility is one of the facilities operated by the Kern County Waste Management Department and is located in Bakersfield, Calif. It serves the hazardous waste disposal needs of Kern County s residents and businesses. The Conditionally Exempt Small Quantity Generator Program allows eligible businesses to bring hazardous waste to the county s special waste facility. It receives grants from the California Integrated Waste Management Board. It accepts hazardous waste, such as household cleaners, deodorizers, personal hygiene products, pesticides, herbicides, insecticides, pet care products, paint products, photographic chemicals swimming pool chemicals and automotive products and fluids.